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Taking control of our heritage

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The Taking Control of our Heritage – Indigenous Cultural Heritage Conference is a place for Traditional Owners to meet and their allies to meet, discuss, and develop programs, strategies and ideas to take control of their Cultural Heritage in Australia.

You can attend both the digital event on 26 November 2020 and physical conference on 15-17 March 2021. Register here.

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Free PBC website webinar

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Free webinar on the updated PBC website. It will provide guidance on the updated website, revealing short cuts to find vital information and highlighting the updates and changes made to the site. Share your views on the PBC website and how we can assist with other information your PBC needs.

4 pm – 4.45 pm AEDT, Thursday 26 November 2020                               Click here to register for the webinars.

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Caring for Country - Special Online Event Series

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Time for Change: A Discussion about Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Laws

Traditional Owners from across Australia explore the practical and legislative framework that should protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage.

1-4.25 pm. Register here.

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Free PBC website webinar

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Free webinar on the updated PBC website. It will provide guidance on the updated website, revealing short cuts to find vital information and highlighting the updates and changes made to the site. Share your views on the PBC website and how we can assist with other information your PBC needs.

12.15pm – 1 pm AEDT, Tuesday 24 November 2020                                 Click here to register for the webinars.

News

NT Government shaves $120 million off McArthur River Mine environmental security bond

Glencore's McArthur River Mine, a lead and zinc mine near Borroloola in the Gulf of Carpentaria, now has a security bond of about $400 million instead of $520 million.

Environment, Mining
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Cape Leveque Road upgrade leads to fear about damage to Indigenous cultural sites

Work began on sealing the Cape Leveque Road in 2018. The new road will allow residents to travel during wet season and for more tourists to visit the area. A management plan to keep the Dampier Peninsula safe and protected from inappropriate use is being developed but not yet in place.

Environment, Tourism
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Water for Traditional Owners a Victorian first

Water ownership in a river system will be made available to Traditional Owners for the first time in the state’s history thanks to the Victorian Government.

In a significant step recognising Traditional Owners’ deep connection to water – the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) will receive two gigalitres of unallocated water in the Mitchell River.

Agreements, Government, Land and water, Water rights
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Caring for Country - Special Online Event Series

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How can our sites of World Heritage significance also be sites of best practice engagement with Traditional Owners? 

Special online event with a two hour live panel discussion, live Q&A and a 20 minute networking opportunity.

1-3 pm. Register here.

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The Uluru Dialogue Seminar 3 Truth telling

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This seminar will provide insight into what the process of truth-telling meant for the First Nations authority that participated in the dialogues and why it was considered to be important.  The seminar will also answer the question as to why truth-telling might be achieved through a Truth Commission. 

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The Uluru Dialogue Seminar 2 Treaty

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This seminar will consider questions of Sovereignty and Treaty. It will also discuss how cultural authority who participated in the dialogues identified the Treaty process to be strengthened from a constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament sequenced first in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.